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23.03.2016

Russian Journalists Sent to Be Killed

Russia’s use of the death of two journalists for its high-profile trial in Russia of Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian military pilot captured in Ukraine seems particularly cynical given the total silence over the deaths of other Russian journalists, including one who was almost certainly deliberately sent to his death. | detail

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23.03.2016

Body Of Ukrainian Reporter Gongadze Finally Buried

The body of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze has been buried in Kyiv, nearly 16 years after his killing, but family and friends say their fight for justice is not over. | detail

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14.03.2016

Russian Lawyer demands Russia investigate Kremlin-backed militant leader’s war crimes in Donbas

Following the public admission by Igor Girkin [Strelkov] that he ordered extrajudicial killings during his period as military leader of the Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas, a St Petersburg lawyer has demanded that Russia initiates criminal proceedings against Girkin for committing what are undoubtedly war crimes in eastern Ukraine. | detail

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11.03.2016

Body found of young woman believed abducted by Kremlin-backed militants

The body has been found of 17-year-old Iryna Yermakova from Horlivka who disappeared in December last year. There are strong grounds for believing that she was abducted by members of the Troy gang of Kremlin-backed militants, but little, if any hope, of a real investigation with Horlivka now within the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR]. | detail

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04.03.2016

Reshat Ametov, Slain Symbol of Struggle Against Russian Invasion of Crimea

It is two years since 39-year-old Reshat Ametov came out in silent protest against the Russian soldiers who had seized control in his native Crimea. The Crimean Tatar father of three was abducted by pro-Russian paramilitaries and tortured to death | detail

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18.02.2016

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General shelves vital Odesa 2 May investigation

Ukraine’s top law enforcement officials may not be trying to help ongoing efforts to spread lies about a non-existent ‘Odesa massacre’, but they are achieving this by stymieing a proper investigation into the deadly disturbances and fire in Odesa on May 2, 2014 | detail

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15.02.2016

Donbas militants could sentence Ukrainian hostages to death for ’spying’

The first official ‘death penalty’ in the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [‘DNR’] was announced on Feb 12, following new seizures of civilians, such as 60-year-old academic Ihor Kozlovsky and assertions that the Kremlin-backed militants are not holding hostages, only people accused of ‘crimes’ who could face the death penalty | detail

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12.02.2016

Russia refuses to probe sharp rise in soldiers’ deaths during war in Donbas

Russia’s chief military prosecutor has refused to investigate the death of 159 Russian soldiers who are believed to have been killed in Russia’s undeclared war against Ukraine. | detail

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09.02.2016

Kremlin-backed Donbas militants threaten to execute Ukrainian prisoners

A spokesperson for the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’[‘DNR’] has claimed that the militants are not holding any civilians nor anybody illegally. All those in custody, Darya Morozova asserts, are ‘under investigation’, and could be sentenced to death. | detail

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05.02.2016

Unmarked Graves of Russia’s Undeclared War

There are hundreds of unmarked graves in Donetsk cemeteries, most of them belonging to the Russian nationals killed in a war Russia unleashed and continues to deny any involvement in | detail

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28.01.2016

Separatist Leader Admits To Razing Ukrainian Village, Hails ’Good’ Soviet Ideology

Alexander Zakharchenko has admitted to burning down a village at the height of fighting more than a year ago, while praising a proposal for restoring the place. | detail

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15.01.2016

‘Clear Signs of Sabotage’ in Odesa 2 May Investigation

20 months after the deadly disturbances and fire in Odesa on May 2, 2014, Ukraine’s law enforcement bodies have not only failed to properly investigate the events and find those responsible, but are effectively sabotaging the investigation. | detail

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12.01.2016

The Deaths & Disappearances in Crimea Putin Lied About

There were multiple distortions in the interview given by Vladimir Putin to the German tabloid Bild. Some were simply absurd, like his denial that Russia’s actions in Crimea entailed a violation of international law. His claim that nobody had died as a result of Russia’s invasion and annexation of Crimea was a downright and especially offensive lie. | detail

Visits 4481
07.01.2016

Gongadze Murder Sentence Upheld – Silence on Who Ordered the Killing

The life sentence passed on former Police General Oleksy Pukach for the murder of independent journalist Georgy Gongadze has been upheld, with all court proceedings having been secret and continuing failure to identify those who ordered the journalist’s killing | detail

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25.12.2015

"US guilty of genocide": Kremlin supports anti-Maidan festival with links to the German far right

There is only one truth, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Adviser Sergei Glazyev, and it’s a blockbuster. The claims about an ‘Odesa massacre’ on May 2, 2014 by neo-Nazis with US support are being touted around Europe by an Odesa anti-Maidan activist with close links to the German far-right | detail

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05.12.2015

16-year-old Ukrainian beaten to death by Russian prison staff

16-year-old Vitaly died on Nov 25 from horrific injuries inflicted by staff of the Belorechensk prison colony [Krasnodar region in Russia] during an orgy of beating. Seven young lads were beaten, but the staff showed particularly brutality to Vitaly whom they referred to using insulting words for Ukrainian.. | detail

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16.11.2015

Disappearances and Groups at Risk in Russian-Occupied Crimea

Islam Dzhepparov was just 19 when he and his cousin were abducted in Crimea on Sept 27, 2014. It was his 20th birthday on Nov 13 – if he is still alive. Civic activist Timur Shaimardanov was 33 when he disappeared on May 26 2014, after peaceful protest against Russia’s annexation of Crimea. | detail

Visits 3613
12.11.2015

In Eastern Ukraine, A Young Life Shattered

11-year-old Kolya Nyzhnyakovskyy strains to scratch the itching wounds from shrapnel embedded in what’s left of his legs. He is using his left hand, the one that remains since since the day two months ago when an unexploded munition shattered three of Kolya’s limbs and killed his 4-year-old brother, Danylo, instantly. | detail

Visits 1270
05.11.2015

Ukrainian authorities slated over Odesa May 2 investigation

As anticipated, the International Advisory Panel which scrutinized the investigation into the tragic disturbances and fire in Odesa on May 2, 2014, has condemned the lack of an independent body in charge of the investigation and of any real progress | detail

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26.10.2015

Fighting Impunity in Eastern Ukraine

Submission to the International Criminal Court on war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine | detail

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